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Online Poker Revenue To Highest Total In Two Years

The New Jersey online poker industry registered its highest revenue tally since April 2014, largely thanks to the timely entry of PokerStars. In total, the state’s three operators, now consisting of Stars, WSOP/888 and PartyPoker/Borgata, generated $2,461,064 in March, up a cool 23.4
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Gaming board to consider Pinnacle deal

The Louisiana Gaming Control Board is scheduled to consider a deal that would allow Pinnacle Entertainment to sell its real estate assets to the owner and operator of Hollywood Casino Baton Rouge. The board has placed an item on the agenda for its April meeting, which will be held at
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Palace Casino wins nine Best of Dining awards

Palace Casino Resort in Biloxi has won nine Gulf Coast Best of Dining awards from Casino Player Magazine, including Best Overall Dining and an Editor’s Choice Award. The other awards were for Best Service, Best Burger Joint, Best Deli and Best Lane Night Dining for Stacked Grill
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Atlantic City casino operating profits up 40 percent in 201

TLANTIC CITY — As one casino after another went belly up during an agonizing 2014 in Atlantic City, casino industry executives predicted the culling of the herd eventually would benefit the survivors. Statistics released Thursday by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement proved
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Alabama Supreme Court rules against VictoryLand

The Alabama Supreme Court on Thursday ruled against VictoryLand in a forfeiture case, overturning a lower court’s ruling issued last year in finding that the State of Alabama acted within the law in conducting a raid on the casino’s electronic bingo hall. The decision, which allows th
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AL US attorney’s gambling inquiry moves on to Indians

Josh Moon, Montgomery Advertiser 1:51 a.m. CDT April 8, 2016 The U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama plans to ask the National Indian Gaming Commission for clarification its position of electronic bingo games being played in Alabama. U.S. Attorney George Beck requested, a
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Statement Regarding HB 1523

EEOC comments on State Laws re LGBT Discrimination
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Indian gaming group buys land in D’Iberville

D’IBERVILLE, MS (WLOX) – The Indian tribe that owns Wind Creek Casino in Atmore, AL closed a deal Friday to buy land in D’Iberville, just west of the I-110 bridge. Once upon a time, that land was considered prime casino development property. It just came out of Chapter 7 b
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America’s Newest Marathon Is A Great 26.2 Miles – Especially For First Time Runners – Forbes

I’ve previously written in these pages about the 10 Best First Marathons for runners, and the many wonderful attributes of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, a hidden gem travel destination that I love. Now the two themes have come together, and this is good news for anyone who wants to run
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